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Comet along to Astrofest this weekend! [caption id="attachment_1350" align="alignnone" width="249"] Tayla with her dry ice comet[/caption] It's going to be a great bunch of fun at Astrofest at the weekend, and to entice you, here's some pictures from the World's Largest Astronomy Lesson last month. The astronomy...

Why surveying? - Fireballs in the Sky [caption id="attachment_1335" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Cnr Scarborough Beach Rd and Charles St corner, measuring angles for Perth daytime fireball[/caption]   To accurately track down the trajectory of the meteor, we need to know the exact angle vertically and horizontally as well as...

Think you found the Perth Daytime Fireball meteorite? Our scientists aren't ruling out that the fireball on Monday resulted in a meteorite - in fact if there's any rocks around, there's probably quite a few. The fireball was last seen Monday 9:30 am fragmenting in the...

While Jimmy and Martin C were out installing cameras in South Australia they put together this little video to show us how it's done. Watch a DFN camera being built in a day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HS7f3Svx4M It was an all day job, about 5 - 6 hours of working in...

[caption id="attachment_1258" align="alignright" width="235"] Version 1.3.0 of the Fireballs in the Sky app includes a meteor shower "pointer"[/caption] Your best chance of seeing a meteor is by star gazing when there's a meteor shower. With today's much-anticipated app update, you can now use Fireballs in the...

[caption id="attachment_1230" align="alignleft" width="178"] Astrofest at CurtinCredit: Astronomy WA Astrofest[/caption] We're excited to be a part of what's soon becoming the Perth season of astronomy festivals! Astrofest, which has been going since the International Year of Astronomy (2009) comes back again on Saturday March 28th at Curtin...